TCC Graduate Chef Karriem Featured on Channel 8

Chef Sultan KarriemTCC Southeast Culinary Arts graduate Sultan Karriem recently shared a quick easy recipe on WFAA. Check out his recipe for stuffed poblano pepper.

CBS 11 Story Features Emergency and Crisis Preparedness Seminar at TCC

CBS 11 recently aired a story highlighting training that emergency and crisis preparedness professions received at an interactive seminar hosted by emergency preparedness experts with Tarrant County College and Alertus Technologies, featuring the Arlington Police Department. Reporter Brittany Jeffers provided details.
 
Watch the CBS 11 story.
 

Fire Truck Donation Enhances Firefighter Training at Tarrant County College

FIREHOUSE recently shared a post detailing how the city of Grapevine’s generosity is enhancing the training of cadets at the Tarrant County College Fire Service Training Center.
Read the post to learn more about the 75-foot ladder truck donation.

FIREHOUSE post

TCC Firefighter Cadet Tells Her Story

There is a class of high-demand, well-paying jobs historically dominated by men, but Tarrant County College is helping to change that by opening doors of opportunity to all. KERA reporter Courtney Collins spotlights one firefighter cadet’s journey through TCC’s Fire Academy at Northwest Campus. Hear what Alexis Dunn has to say about challenging the status quo.
 
KERA story
 

NBC 5: New TCC Southeast Course Helps Autistic Students Dream Big

NBC 5 recently aired a story highlighting Tarrant County College Southeast Campus offering a new computer animation class that’s opening doors for some autistic students. Reporter Larry Collins visited the American Dream City to see how this college course is preparing students for a brighter future.

Watch the NBC 5 story.

TCC Freshman Helps Area Youth Learn About Police Roles

Tarrant County College freshman Jacob Mueller spent his winter break teaching some young Explorers from Mansfield Police Department Post 1601 about police roles and careers. During the week-long camp, participants covered active shooter scenarios, hand-to-hand-combat, traffic stops, and more.

Read about Mueller’s passion for helping others in this Star-Telegram story.

TCC Alum Navigates UNT Program for Veterans, Earns First Four-Year Degree in Family

The University of North Texas recently featured Johnathan Igou, a graduate of TCC’s logistics and supply chain management program, on the school’s main website.  Earlier this week, Johnathan, an Air Force veteran, received a bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree with a specialization in logistical operations, becoming the first in his family to earn a four-year degree. Mike Esquivel, coordinator of the logistics program at TCC Northwest, talked about Johnathan’s academic journey.

Read Johnathan Igou’s story. 

TCC Police Officer Makes Teddy Bears for Sick Children

CBS-11 News recently aired a story about Sergeant Terry Richards, a police officer at Tarrant County College. Richards works in partnership with Cook’s Children Medical Center to spread joy to sick children through the love of teddy bears. Each stuffed teddy bear or puppy that Richards brings to a child wears a replica police uniform made from recycled police uniforms and is named Sergeant Phil Better. These teddy bears not only make sick children smile they also bring joy to all involved in the project.
 
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TCC Northwest Campus Hosts Big X 2016 Event

CBS 11 and KRLD NewsRadio 1080 recently aired a story highlighting Tarrant County College Northwest Campus hosting Big X 2016. The three day event hosted police, firefighters, public health officials, hospitals and emergency managers from 16 North Texas counties. During the three days emergency responders received training dealing with everything from responding to tornadoes to potential terrorist attacks. More than 3,500 individuals from federal, state and local agencies honed their skills.

CBS 11 and KRLD coverage

TCC’s Education Fair for ITT Students Featured on Channel 11

CBS-11 News recently aired a story highlighting how Tarrant County College is looking to help the now former students of ITT Technical. TCC South Campus hosted an “Education Fair” geared towards helping the former students of the recently closed ITT Tech continue their education. TCC had financial aid, veteran affairs, and transfer coordinators on hand to help former ITT Tech students find the best pathway to continue their education.